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God wills it! The year is 1095. Thousands of men, including many of the leaders of the Christian world, have assembled in a meadow in France near Clermont. Pope Urban appeals for the liberation of Jerusalem and the people shout, “Deus lo volt!” The cry is taken up, echoes forth, is carried on. The crusades have begun. Wave upon wave of Christian pilgrims assault the growing power of the Muslims in the Holy Land—and will do so for the next two hundred years. Most able men become soldiers of the Cross, and many of their women fight alongside them. It is a time of great adventure—of great exploration and cultural change. Uniting Christian Europe in a common cause, the crusades defined forever the spirit of the West.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by James Dayspring | 9/27/2012

    " Honestly hard to read. Too much like a history book. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jessica | 6/2/2012

    " I barely made it through this book. The writing style was so over the top that at times I thought it was a joke and at other times it was just plain difficult to understand. There were also passages I found some what offensive. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alex | 11/6/2011

    " If you like "leather eggs" and saracens "plunging screaming to Hell", you will like this book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Serafina Sands | 9/29/2010

    " I LONGED to read this book, and have tried several times, but cannot, cannot get past the first section. "

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About the Author
Author Evan S. Connell

Evan S. Connell was named a finalist for the 2009 Man Booker International Prize for achievement in fiction. He has received numerous prizes and awards for his writing and is the author of sixteen books of fiction, poetry, essays, and history including the biography of General Armstrong Custer Son of the Morning Star. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.